The Department of Defense Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation program recently announced awards to 21 SMART PhD scholars as part of its competitive SMART Scholar SEED Grant program for fiscal year 2022.
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III and his Danish counterpart, Minister of Defence Trine Bramsen, met in Brussels October 21, 2021, to reaffirm the strong bilateral defense relationship between the United States and Denmark.
The Defense Department will host an inaugural Relationship Wellness Summit Nov. 16-17, 2021, designed to encourage military community members to strengthen existing relationships and build skills for new ones.
Performing the Duties of Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Dr. Mara Karlin met yesterday with Estonian Ministry of Defence Permanent Secretary Kusti Salm to reaffirm the strength of the bilateral relationship between the United States and Estonia.
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III met with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis and Minister of National Defense Nicolae-Ionel Ciucă in Bucharest. Secretary Austin reaffirmed the U.S. commitment to the U.S.-Romania strategic partnership and NATO’s Eastern Flank and recognized Romania’s leadership in the Alliance on responsibility-sharing.
The Defense Department released the Force Health Protection Guidance (Supplement 23) Revision 1, which provides updated guidance for implementing additional force health protection and workplace safety measures directed by the White House Safer Federal Workforce Task Force.
Col. George C. Kraehe, U.S. Army, has been serving as Acting Chief Prosecutor for the Military Commissions since Brig. Gen. Mark S. Martins, the former Chief Prosecutor, retired from the Army Oct. 1, 2021.
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III met separately with Georgian Defense Minister Juansher Burchuladze and Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili. The Secretary conveyed unwavering U.S. support for Georgia's sovereignty and territorial integrity.
Deputy Secretary of Defense Dr. Kathleen H. Hicks met with Josep Borrell, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission to discuss the U.S.-EU partnership.
The Department of Defense's Defense Innovation Unit has made eight awards, totaling approximately $14 million through the Defense Production Act, Title III Program, as part of the nation's effort to ensure a robust small unmanned aerial systems industrial base for national and economic security.
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III said in a statement that the Climate Adaptation Plan will be the DoD's guide for meeting the nation's warfighting needs under increasingly extreme environmental conditions, and for maintaining force readiness and resilience well into the future.
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III met with Polish Minister of National Defense Mariusz Błaszczak at the Pentagon to reaffirm the close bilateral defense relationship between the United States and Poland.
The Department of Defense announced the award of 18 research projects through the University Consortium for Applied Hypersonics (UCAH), with a total value of approximately $25.5 million over three years.